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The 47th Annual Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) Conference will be held on the campus of Western Carolina University, in Cullowhee, for the first time from March 7 through 9, 2024. The theme of this year's conference is “Beloved Community: Pride in Identity, Culture and Geography.”

The Appalachian Studies Program Prepares for the Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) Conference
Feb 21, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — The 47th Annual Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) Conference will be held on the campus of Western Carolina University, in Cullowhee, for the first time from March 7 through 9, 2024.

College News, Events, Faculty & Staff, Students
CAS Corps member Dominick Bontempo is a junior biology and Spanish major from Greensboro. Photo by Lauren Gibbs.

CAS Corps Feature: Dominick Bontempo
Feb 16, 2024

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of CAS and to create, promote and execute opportunities for academic and professional growth.

College News, CAS Corps, Students
Dr. Shea Tuberty, professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Biology and director of the university's Quality Enhancement Plan.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Shea Tuberty
Feb 15, 2024

Dr. Shea Tuberty, Professor, Department of Biology
Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023

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The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University

CAS Supports Improvements to App State Nature Preserve
Feb 14, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Following months of work, improvements to Appalachian State University's Nature Preserve are nearly complete.

College News, Support, Sustainability
Geoff Cross

SAFE Student Spotlight: Geoff Cross
Feb 13, 2024

Geoff Cross
Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023

Project: "Firearm Safety: Identifying Cultural Messages for Firearm Suicide Prevention"

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Boone Docs Film Festival

February 24: 3rd Annual Boone Docs Film Festival
Feb 12, 2024

3rd Annual Boone Docs Film Festival
Saturday, February 24, 2024, from 2-5 p.m. (Doors open at 1:30 p.m.)

Appalachian Theatre of the High Country (559 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607)

Arts & Cultural, College News, Events
Jessica Cory

Border Belt People: Jessica Cory Brings Awareness to Lumbee Literature
Feb 12, 2024

Jessica Cory, a lecturer at Appalachian State University, grew up hearing about the Lumbee tribe from her mother-in-law, who grew up in Robeson County.

College News, Diversity & Inclusion, Faculty & Staff, Grants & Research
CAS Corps member Emily Baker is a junior chemistry major from Kernersville. Photo submitted.

CAS Corps Feature: Emily Baker
Feb 9, 2024

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of CAS and to create, promote and execute opportunities for academic and professional growth.

College News, CAS Corps, Students
Dr. Robert Freeland, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Robert Freeland
Feb 8, 2024

Dr. Robert Freeland, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023

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